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Senior Golang Engineer

Polygon

Europe / Brazil / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 11/21/2022
  • Website: polygon.technology
  • Company Address: #157, 2nd A Cross, Indiranagar Double Rd, Indiranagar, Bangalore, IN, 560071

About Polygon

Polygon is the first well-structured, easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its core component is Polygon SDK, a modular, flexible framework that supports building multiple types of applications.

Job Description

What is Polygon?
 
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 7000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
 
Polygon Hermez is a blockchain startup formed by over 35 professionals. The team is spread all over the world, and we have offices in Switzerland and Spain. Polygon Hermez is a proud member of the Polygon ecosystem.
 
Our goal is to give communities and individuals the freedom to self-organise. Every human should have the power to be themselves and preserve their privacy. We aim to improve the scalability of the Ethereum blockchain, creating an inclusive and accessible blockchain payment network by using ZK-proof technology.
 
Our protocol Polygon Hermez is a decentralised zero-knowledge rollup that scales the Ethereum network and lowers the cost of transactions. We do this while enhancing user experience and giving back to the blockchain community. More information can be found here https://hermez.io
 
We offer remote and flexible work. You can expect a warm welcome from a friendly and international team that will support you in your personal and professional growth. This is an exciting opportunity to take an active part in the blockchain space and contribute to the decentralization of the future.
 
We're looking for a Go developer to join our Backend team and help develop the node that will be operating the EVM zkRollup. Your task scope will include implementing Merkletrees, Ethereum interfaces (read/write smart contracts), EVM logic, as well as more “traditional” backend features such as APIs, DBs, .... In addition, you will collaborate with team members in making architectural decisions, choosing best practices, and bringing in new ideas.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to take an active part in the blockchain space and contribute to the decentralization of the future.
 
What will you do?
 
Design and implement quality backend architectures that connect with blockchain.
Develop high-quality, performant, modern, clean and readable code within tight deadlines.
Take ownership of the development and maintenance of the project from ideation to deployment.
Work with the engineering, design, protocol and product teams collaboratively, contributing ideas that add value to our product roadmap and company goals.
 
We are looking for someone with the following skills and knowledge:
 
Minimum 7 years experience in designing and implementing quality backend architectures.
Minimum 3 years experience working with Golang.
Understanding of blockchain systems, specially Ethereum.
Basic knowledge of cryptographic primitives such as public/private keys, hash functions and Merkletrees (understand how to use them, not implement them).
Experience working with git.
 
It will be nice if you are:
 
Passion about crypto and web3DockerCI/CD pipelines, specially GitHub ActionsAWSAwareness of L2 blockchain solutions and Zero-Knowledge concepts
Benefits
 
Work from anywhere (Remote first)
Flexible working hours
Flexible vacation policy
Competitive Salary
 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
 
Learn More about Polygon